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happy buddha
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Joined: Sep 13, 2008
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Posted: 2012-12-21 06:35 am   Permalink

Wow. One of the nicest tiki finds I've seen on this thread.

 
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
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From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2012-12-21 08:05 am   Permalink

Tikijackalope, that is a great find!

 
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tikijackalope
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Joined: Oct 23, 2003
Posts: 821
From: KS/MO
Posted: 2012-12-21 08:09 am   Permalink

*sigh* OK, Hale Tiki, give me your address; I'll package it up and....hey, waaaaaait a minute.

But, really; who might have made this and for what market was it intended?

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On 2012-12-21 05:29, Hale Tiki wrote:
tikijackalope:

It's actually worse than your gawdy tikis. It's a real piece of crap. Send it to me, I'll dispose of it for you.



What an amazing piece. I could not be more jealous.


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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2012-12-21 09:48 am   Permalink

Here..I bought some stuff you all may want to see:

Royal Hawaiian small pineapple mug

Westwood ceramic wall hanging

2 Hawaiian Village surfer girl mugs



and these PMP tiki torch lights new in the box (anyone seen these before?)


Happy Holidays, y'all!


 
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lancelink
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Joined: Jun 10, 2012
Posts: 17
Posted: 2012-12-21 11:51 am   Permalink

Found this kava bowl last week at a local thrift shop. I have other kava bowls but this one is unique. Reminds me of the USS Enterprise.









 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1114
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2012-12-21 12:45 pm   Permalink

TikiJack, Nice ,nice find. Congrat's!
S D, The Tiki gods continue to smile on you. Or is it your wily and skillful "finding" talents? Congratulations to you and Merry Christmas.
David


 
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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
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Posted: 2012-12-21 12:48 pm   Permalink

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On 2012-12-21 12:45, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
S D, The Tiki gods continue to smile on you. Or is it your wily and skillful "finding" talents? Congratulations to you and Merry Christmas.
David



Merry Christmas my friend! Please pass along my Season's Greetings to your lovely wife, brother and sister-in-law!

p.s. finding tiki is overrated


 
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hottiki
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Joined: Jul 10, 2008
Posts: 299
From: Garden Grove CA
Posted: 2012-12-21 8:47 pm   Permalink

To Lancelink...the three leg dish is call Sedreniwaiwai, it is from Fiji and is used by Priest to put oil in for anointing. Pretty nice find Mr. Jones


Lancelink: since they have been making tourist carvings since the 1800's it's pretty safe that it's a newer model. If it was well worn from coconut oil being rubbed from it over the years, and if the wood was a little darker it might be worth a bit more. They have museum replicas and can be had at places like Jack's of Fiji. Which is a good distance from here, that's why finding a Priest Oil Dish in the "Wild" is kinda cool...like finding a steel penny...doesn't happen everyday. Then again collections of true relics get busted up from time to time and you be lucky....The Games AFoot !!!

[ This Message was edited by: Hottiki 2012-12-22 21:24 ]


 
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lancelink
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Joined: Jun 10, 2012
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Posted: 2012-12-22 10:24 am   Permalink

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On 2012-12-21 20:47, hottiki wrote:
To Lancelink...the three leg dish is call Sedreniwaiwai, it is from Fiji and is used by Priest to put oil in for anointing. Pretty nice find Mr. Jones



hottiki...Thanks for the information. Were these made for the tourist trade like some kava bowls were?


 
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SilverLine
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Joined: Mar 02, 2004
Posts: 631
From: Kansas City
Posted: 2012-12-22 5:45 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-12-21 08:09, tikijackalope wrote:
*sigh* OK, Hale Tiki, give me your address; I'll package it up and....hey, waaaaaait a minute.

But, really; who might have made this and for what market was it intended?



It has an O-A look to it to me. A similar carving is seen in BOT from "The Tikis" in Monterey. AWESOME find! Based on where you found it, might have come from Tulsa or KC. Who knows. Send a few pics to Bob and/or Leroy and see if they can claim it.

The 'Lope RULES!

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tikijackalope
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Joined: Oct 23, 2003
Posts: 821
From: KS/MO
Posted: 2012-12-23 01:39 am   Permalink

Yes, it does look like pieces I shot at OA and in the London and Atlanta Trader Vics. I sent pics to Bob and Leroy; maybe I'll hear back. I paid $170 for it; I hope that wasn't too much. It's good to be here again. I'll read back a bit and catch up on what people are doing.

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Quote:

On 2012-12-21 08:09, tikijackalope wrote:
*sigh* OK, Hale Tiki, give me your address; I'll package it up and....hey, waaaaaait a minute.

But, really; who might have made this and for what market was it intended?



It has an O-A look to it to me. A similar carving is seen in BOT from "The Tikis" in Monterey. AWESOME find! Based on where you found it, might have come from Tulsa or KC. Who knows. Send a few pics to Bob and/or Leroy and see if they can claim it.

The 'Lope RULES!





 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3939
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2012-12-23 08:27 am   Permalink

SD- good selection of finds

 
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Dagg
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Joined: Jun 26, 2012
Posts: 323
From: Van Isle BC CA
Posted: 2012-12-23 10:39 am   Permalink

some of my finds from the last month or so.

got two of these purses...


unmarked




older tourist stuff



Tiki Bob (Cookson?) carvings


I also posted this one in the help identify thread.








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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1114
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2012-12-23 3:45 pm   Permalink

Found at my local "Saver's" The Aku Aku was my favorite tiki place I never went to and I love find stuff from there.
Cheers






 
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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2012-12-23 9:10 pm   Permalink

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On 2012-12-23 01:39, tikijackalope wrote:
Yes, it does look like pieces I shot at OA and in the London and Atlanta Trader Vics. I sent pics to Bob and Leroy; maybe I'll hear back. I paid $170 for it; I hope that wasn't too much. It's good to be here again. I'll read back a bit and catch up on what people are doing.



I would personally be happy with paying $170 for that piece. I'm sure quite a few people would. It really is great.


 
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